Katy's storytelling

A short note on writing

A short note on writing

You may have noticed by the amount of typos in my blog posts that I’m not a writer by trade. In fact, if truth be told I only started writing for fun a few years back. Like anything, the more you learn about something the more you unravel the different layers of craft required and the more in turn, you appreciate it. I’ve fallen in love with the process, like a true amateur. The word amateur actually comes from the Latin ‘amare’ meaning to love. It was used to refer to someone who did something purely for the love of it, as...

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A poem about warming climates

A poem about warming climates

Warming climates - Sometimes I cry so ferociously it feels like a glacier has melted inside me. Carving out deep empty valleys in its wake.  Perhaps me and nature are so intertwined, I am melting alongside the icecaps.  And soon, like Antarctica, all that will be left will be a great, sprawling vastness. 

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A poem about Autumn

A poem about Autumn

Autumn -  Pink skies as summer cries's it's last goodbyes. 

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A short poem I wrote for my friend

A short poem I wrote for my friend

A poem I wrote for my friend, from our hiking trip in the french alps.

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